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After Midnight (1927) was a Silent Films - Drama Film directed by Tod Browning and produced by Irving Thalberg and Tod Browning.

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Lost Film Files #21: London After Midnight (1927)

By Fritzi Kramer on Nov 16, 2013 From Movies Silently

Now let’s not get carried away… (via Tumblr) Now let’s not get carried away… (via Tumblr) London After Midnight (1927) Status: Missing and presumed lost. The only known copy was destroyed in the 1967 MGM vault fire. One of the most sought-after lost silent films, Lon Chaney a... Read full article


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Miss Smithson, the New Maid: I - locked her in there -
Miss Smithson, the New Maid: Oh, sir... it was 'orrible! Miss Lucille was bidding me good-night, - --
Miss Smithson, the New Maid: - and then, sir I screamed, and frightened 'im! And out of the window 'e flew!
Professor Edward C. Burke: Smithson, have you been drinking?
Miss Smithson, the New Maid: Oh, no, sir! If I 'ave... I 'opes I chokes on the next one!


Professor Edward C. Burke: Lucille, I am going to reveal to you that your father did not die by suicide!
Lucille Balfour: You can't mean that someone killed my father!
Professor Edward C. Burke: am going to ask you to put yourself in my hands... to do whatever I say... no matter how trying it may be.
Professor Edward C. Burke: I want you to promise to keep this a secret... from everyone.
Lucille Balfour: Mr. Burke, you make me feel that I should trust you... that you are my friend.
Arthur Hibbs: What was he saying to you?
Lucille Balfour: I can't tell you! Please don't ask me!
Arthur Hibbs: I don't trust him! Why wouldn't he let Uncle send for the police last night?
Arthur Hibbs: And now he is getting you under his spell!
Lucille Balfour: Oh, Arthur... he says that someone killed my father!


Sir.James Hamlin: Burke... look! It is Roger Balfour!
Sir.James Hamlin: Come, Burke! We're helpless before such creatures as these!
Arthur Hibbs: For one who doesn't believe in vampires, you've taken a sudden interest in them!
Professor Edward C. Burke: Perhaps it's for the same reason that you did, Mr. Hibbs!
Professor Edward C. Burke: Be brave, my dear. Follow my instructions tonight.
Professor Edward C. Burke: Young man, I'll take one of your cigars... and have a little talk with you.
Professor Edward C. Burke: I've suspected you for a long time, Hibbs.
Arthur Hibbs: Yes? And I've suspected you!


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It is believed that this film existed until 1967. Inventory records indicated that the only remaining print was being stored in MGM's vault #7 which was destroyed by fire in 1967. By that time, all other elements had been destroyed or were missing.
Is on AFI's "Lost Films" list.
Lon Chaney wore a set of false animal teeth that hurt him so much that he could only wear them for a few minutes at a time. The teeth Chaney wore were not animal teeth, but were made of gutta-percha, a hard rubber-like material. What gave him the most discomfort were the wire loops around his eyes.
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